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Latest Technologies for Life-saving Applications on the Program at SPIE Medical Imaging

Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) January 11, 2014

Experts in physics, image processing, CAD, visualization and modeling, PACS, digital pathology, ultrasonic imaging, and imaging for biomedical application will review the latest advances in their fields at SPIE Medical Imaging 2014, 15-20 February in San Diego, California.

“Medical Imaging is internationally recognized as the premier forum for reporting state-of-the-art research and development in the field,” said symposium chair Ehsan Samei of Duke University. “Featured talks including a plenary presentation by John Gore of Vanderbilt University on the emerging role of quantitative imaging biomarkers and keynotes on topics from diagnostic decision support systems (Nico Karssemeijer, Radboud University) to digital atlasing in neuroscience (Michael Hawrylycz, Allen Institute for Brain Science) demonstrate the depth and range of topics.”

The technical program including 1,000 presentations organized into 9 technical conferences is complemented by a suite of professional development courses, topical workshops and panel discussions, and popular interactive poster sessions.

Keynote topics and speakers are:

  •     “Visual search from lab to clinic and back,” Jeremy Wolfe, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  •     “Path, present and future” Richard Levenson, University of California, Davis
  •     “Noninvasive functional a,ssessment of coronary artery disease using cardiac CT imaging and computational fluid dynamics,” Charles Taylor, HeartFlow Inc.
  •      “Advancing technologies for preclinical molecular imaging,” Simon Cherry, University of California, Davis
  •     “Large scale digital atlases in neuroscience,” Michael Hawrylycz, Allen Institute for Brain Science
  •     “Opportunities and challenges for diagnostic decision support systems,” Nico Karssemeijer, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Center
  •     “Re-thinking CAD for the next generation,” Eliot Siegel, University of Maryland
  •     “Advances in acoustic microscopy and high resolution ultrasonic imaging: from principles to new applications,” Roman Maev, University of Windsor
  •     “Engineering therapeutic processes: from research to commodity,” Robert Galloway, Vanderbilt University

New course topics offered this year include:

  •     ROC Analysis and Observer Studies to Evaluate Imaging Technology
  •     Non-diffraction Computed Tomography Image Analysis
  •     Photon Counting X-Ray Imaging.

Also new this year is the Young Scientist Award, a cash prize awarded to first authors of high-quality papers in the conference Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling.

Of interest to the community is the newly launched Journal of Medical Imaging (JMI), covering fundamental and translational research and applications focused on photonics in medical imaging under editor-in-chief Maryellen Giger, A.N. Pritzker Professor of Radiology/Medical Physics at the University of Chicago. JMI will be published in print quarterly and online in the SPIE Digital Library as each peer-reviewed article is approved for publication, with the online version freely available to all readers in the first year. Authors may submit manuscripts at

"The medical imaging community has a long association with SPIE through the annual symposium the Society has hosted for more than 40 years," said SPIE Immediate Past President Bill Arnold. "Applications of these technologies have helped save lives through better diagnosis and less invasive treatments, and the field keeps expanding to meet more needs. Supporting the community with a home journal is a significant step forward."

Conference proceedings papers will be published individually in the SPIE Digital Library as soon as approved after the meeting, and also in collected print and digital volumes.

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. The Society serves more than 235,000 constituents from approximately 155 countries, offering conferences, continuing education, books, journals, and a digital library in support of interdisciplinary information exchange, professional networking, and patent precedent. SPIE provided $3.2 million in support of education and outreach programs in 2013.

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